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Boys & Girls Club of San Bernardino Annual Toy Give Away Serves Over 500 Local Children

SAN BERNARDINO, CA- More than 500 children showed up to receive toys during the Boys & Girls Club of San Bernardino’s (BGCSB) Annual Toy Giveaway on December 23, 2016.

Each year, BGCSB toy drive collects hundreds of toys with the help of local businesses and the community. This year’s contributors were Vanguardia Event Co., 7eleven, Kuehne+Nagel, Rotary International and Westside Action Group.  

Children from ages 5 to 17 received bikes, games, basketball courts and an assortment of other toys. 

ALL GENERATIONS MATTER!

SAN BERNARDINO, CA- On January 16, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Second Baptist Church, 420 E. Stuart Avenue in Redlands, will be hosting its 3rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Camp. The theme is year is, “All Generations Matter.

If you ever needed to remember the life and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., it is now in our nation! Register your K-12 youth for this event which is FREE! In order to get the free t-shirts for that day, they must pre-register by January 5th. This event will be life changing and will build hope and character in our children and youth.

To local businesses and community organizations, they are asking you to help them sponsor children and youth with donations toward t-shirts (5.00 per youth) and with food for the cook-out. You may contact Margaret Green at (909) 557-7142 to provide donations for this important event.

?For more information call (909) 793-1074 or email jackiegreenvanguard@yahoo.com.

Nursing Pioneer Linda Burnes Bolton Named Inaugural Recipient of James R. Klinenberg, MD, and Lynn Klinenberg Linkin Chair in Nursing

Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN, (right) with Lynn Klinenberg Linkin. Burnes Bolton, vice president for Nursing, chief nursing officer and director of nursing research, has been named Cedars-Sinai's first James R. Klinenberg, MD, and Lynn Klinenberg Linkin Chair in Nursing. Her work has impacted healthcare policy, clinical practice and patient care across the nation while elevating the role and enhancing the professional training of nurses.

Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN, (right) with Lynn Klinenberg Linkin. Burnes Bolton, vice president for Nursing, chief nursing officer and director of nursing research, has been named Cedars-Sinai’s first James R. Klinenberg, MD, and Lynn Klinenberg Linkin Chair in Nursing. Her work has impacted healthcare policy, clinical practice and patient care across the nation while elevating the role and enhancing the professional training of nurses.

LOMA LINDA, CA- In recognition of her extraordinary accomplishments in nursing leadership, innovation and clinical practice throughout her 45-year career, Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN, has been named Cedars-Sinai’s first James R. Klinenberg, MD and Lynn Klinenberg Linkin Chair in Nursing.

?Burnes Bolton currently serves as health system chief nursing executive, vice president for Nursing, chief nursing officer and director of Nursing Research at Cedars-Sinai. Her work has impacted healthcare policy, clinical practice and patient care across the nation while elevating the role and enhancing the professional training of nurses.

“There are very few professionals who have a sure grasp of policy and practice, who navigate Washington, D.C., Sacramento, board rooms, classrooms, laboratories, patient care units and community clinics with equal assurance,” said Thomas M. Priselac, president and CEO of Cedars-Sinai. “Her devotion to patients, and the staff that care for them, is unwavering.”

In addition to her responsibilities at Cedars-Sinai, Burnes Bolton has served as president of the American Academy of Nursing, the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the National Black Nurses Association. She also was vice chair of the Institute of Medicine Commission on the Future of Nursing, as well as chair of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation committee on Transforming Care at the Bedside.

During a dedication ceremony, Burnes Bolton expressed gratitude to the Klinenberg and Linkin families, as well as, her fellow nurses.

?”This chair is much bigger than me. It is about nursing as an enduring and vibrant profession and about our responsibility to everyone who trusts us with their lives,” Burnes Bolton said.
?”It emphasizes our commitment to delivering effective, efficient, equitable and inclusive care to each patient who comes to us.”

The James R. Klinenberg, MD and Lynn Klinenberg Linkin Chair in Nursing is named for the late Dr. Klinenberg, who held various leadership roles at Cedars-Sinai during his 30-year career, and for his wife, Lynn Klinenberg Linkin, a public relations professional with a deep commitment to community and philanthropy.